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Nov 16, 2012 12:00pm PST
purposes and larges part of this city in the beltway empty out over the thanksgiving holiday next week. i'm told the president was very clear on taxes privately as he has been publicly in terms of the upper income americans getting higher rates or feeling some pain one way or the other. most see that as the place for the wiggle room. the president is open to suggestions on how to address entitlements. that, of course, is something republicans insist on. here's a little bit of the president from inside the roosevelt room this morning. >> we're all aware that we have some urgent business to do. our challenge is to make sure that, you know, we are able to cooperate together, work together, find some common ground, make some tough compromises, build some consensus to do the people's business. my hope is that this is going to be the beginning of a fruitful process where we're able to come to an agreement that will reduce our deficit in a balanced way. we're also going to be focusing on making sure that middle class families are able to get ahead. >> toure, that sticking point shyer end tax rates
Nov 15, 2012 12:00pm PST
around was new york city mayor bloomberg who didn't give the president a photo-op last time in town but gave him a post-storm re-election endorsement citing obama's position on climate charge. just yesterday he admitted the administration hasn't done enough in the first term when it comes to climate change, but he says the white house wanted to lead a national conversation on the issue during the next four years. with the fiscal cliff and calls for immigration reform, is now the time to tackle climate change? if not now, when we start the conversation? there's always time to talk about it in the backspin. what do you think? >> i'm at optimistic person in general and optimistic for the president's second term. i think we'll see a grand bargain type of deal and see renewed focus on infrastructure and jobs. very hopeful about immigration reform. the one issue that i'm very pessimistic about is climate change. it was basically dead on arrival, cap and trade was so demonized in the first term. i think when the economy is still tough, it's hard to see beyond anything but the immediate pain. i
Nov 12, 2012 12:00pm PST
city mayors are getting defensive about looming cuts. can we slash spending without slashing thousands of hometown jobs? >>> i dove into the republican "twilight" zone and nearly lost my mind. the real truth on "the cycle," monday, november 12th. >>> we kick off this week on "the cycle" with no upcoming election and no massive impending storm to warn you about. let's take a moment to enjoy the calm. >> nice. >> all right, enough of that. we enjoyed the peace for about as long as washington did. there's an unfolding story of the resignation of cia director david petraeus that broke on "the cycle" on monday. when the lame duck congress waddling in tomorrow, there's aa promise of a con sill to her tone. steve, can you fall off a sloef? >> it feels really good, exactly. >> they start to tackle the nation's debt. there's fear of sbimgtsment cuts and, of course, tax reform. the president is packing a he schedule with high profile meetings to try and get something done. tomorrow labor leaders, wednesday business leaders and corporate executives, and friday congress aal leaders from
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